React Newsletter #141

12/06/2018

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News

Redux 6.0 Released

Congrats to the Redux team for releasing Redux v6.0. Redux now supports the new Context API that was added in React 16.4. IMO the Redux project has been a shining example of how to improve software while minimizing breaking changes.

Emotion 10 Released

Emotion 10 has been in the works for a long time, and it’s finally ready. It’s a significant change that they’re very excited about with improvements to the css prop, a Global component for dynamic global styles, zero config SSR and more with an incremental adoption strategy.


Articles

A Comprehensive Guide to learning React.js in 2018

If you’re new to React, this is a good place to start. This guide contains everything you need to learn to get started with React along with interactive Sandbox’s for you to practice.

How Does React Tell a Class from a Function?

Title says it all. This article walks through how the internals of React tells the difference between a Class and a Function (component).

Why Do We Write super(props)?

Have you ever wondered why you have to write super(props) when you’re using a Class component with a constructor method? Wonder no more.


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Videos

React & GraphQL – Bringing Simplicity to Client Side Development

One of React’s stronger attributes is the component model which allows us to combine behavior and presentation of functional units as opposed to along the arbitrary technology focused separation previously used, but unfortunately had less to say about data needs. With GraphQL we can have an ideal final slide to allow our components to fully encapsulate all of their requirements while keeping things modular and reusable. This talks covers both the theory and practice of client development with React and GraphQL, along the way highlighting the areas where we can even more strongly leverage its power and flexibility.

GraphQL Summit 2018 - Opening Keynote

Apollo’s co-founder and CEO, Geoff Schmidt, shares his insights on ”how to do GraphQL right” and his vision for the ecosystem. This video is also part of a playlist from the entire conference.


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